Dark electric blue (#536878) color information

Hex color #536878 is named "Dark electric blue". The color is categorized as "dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Dark electric blue (#536878), used in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

#536878 Breakdown

#536878 is made up of (83, 104, 120) in RGB colorspace and (30.83, 13.33, 0.00, 52.94) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5466232 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #536878 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #536878. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #536878 luma #99.43
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(83, 104, 120) Adobe RGB (91.00, 103.00, 120.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(33%, 41%, 47%) Closest named color Dark electric blue
rgba rgba(83.0, 104.0, 120.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (36.06, -1.79, -9.98)
cmyk cmyk(30.83, 13.33, 0.00, 52.94) CIE-L*ab (42.76, -2.46, -12.37)
hsv hsv(205.71, 17.50, 40.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (42.76, 12.61, 258.75)
hsb hsb(205.71, 29.79, 47.00) CIE-L*uv (42.76, -10.04, -16.75)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Dark electric blue (#536878)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #536878 and the second color is called the "compliment" #776354.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Dark electric blue (#536878)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #536878 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #776354.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Dark electric blue (#536878)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Dark electric blue (#536878)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Dark electric blue (#536878)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #536878

Lighter shades of #536878 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Dark electric blue (#536878)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #536878 with black

Tones of #536878

When you combine pure gray with this color, #536878, tones are produced.

Gradients including #536878

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #536878 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#536878 → #776354
#536878 → #8695a0
#536878 → #ffffff
#536878 → #545777
#536878 → #313e48
#536878 → #547774

#536878 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #536878 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #536878 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#536878 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#536878might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #536878

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#536878. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #536878

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #536878
Java new Color(83, 104, 120);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 83, 104, 120);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:83 green:104 blue:120 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(83f, 104f, 120f);
Swift UIColor(red:83, green:104, blue:120, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $786853
Python Color('#536878')

Base Conversions of hex color #536878

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #536878. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5466232 while the individual RGB conversions are: 83, 104, 120.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01010011 01101000 01111000
Hex 53 68 78
Octal 123 150 170
Decimal 83 104 120

Icons incorporating the color #536878

If you're considering using #536878 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #536878 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #536878 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #536878 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #536878 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #536878 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #536878 background.
This text is hex color #536878 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #536878 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #536878 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #536878 and white (#ffffff) background.